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The Necklace (The Kate Brady Series Book 3)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The necklace is the story of women with dangerous secrets. Kate Brady, now 80 years old is determined that her secret will die with her; Andrea Pryor, 42, the famous television anchor is being blackmailed for hers, and 18-year-old Marianne Woodsman’s takes her on the run through a homeless shelter and a brothel as her story becomes intertwined with Kate’s and Andrea’s in a 3-generational bond.
The Widow's Demise
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The political elite attends a charity ball at the residence of Humphrey Cardiff. His widowed daughter, Delores, flirts with all the men, enraging their wives. Amidst the political plotting of Marc Edwards and his associates, Delores is found dead, with one of her suitors standing over the body. Marc controversially decides to defend him, while Cobb races to find the truth behind her untimely death
The Jungle of Surprise
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Blue Lettuce Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the Paris of 1958, Léonie, the custodian of an apartment block, finds herself a reluctant investigator into the reasons behind the death of a friend, and keeps finding leads to Guang Zhou Wan, a former colony the French held in China until the end of WW2.  What dark secrets does Guang Zhou Wan hold that are the cause of such peril in Léonie’s time?
Out of Time in Wan Chai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Blue Lettuce Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From a not too distant past in Wan Chai district, Hong Kong, take: 1. An idealistic revolutionary: a dreamer but nevertheless a bright young lady. 2. A heavy set French man: a quiet, aging arms dealer. 3. A cop, somewhat corrupted…
Sweet Asylum
Series: Marshall House Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Haunted by ghosts of his past Dr. Peter Ainsley is drawn into a new mystery when a body is found following a catastrophic barn fire. Putting aside his own discomfort, Ainsley must piece together a disjointed puzzle of family strife, loose morals and questionable sanity. Not long into case one thing becomes clear, he must find the killer and bring him to justice before they all end up in the asylum
Raven's Lament
Series: Stillwaters Run Deep. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 70,820. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
What if a native legend came back to life and was saddened by the destruction of his people, their culture and their environment? What if that legend was the Haida creator god Raven and he spirited away the girl you were falling in love with? What if you didn’t believe in native spiritualism and found yourself battling Raven with only a shaman to help you?
Flickan som hoppade från en spårvagn i Wan Chai
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,140. Language: Swedish. Published: June 22, 2015 by Blue Lettuce Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Tag, från ett mer eller mindre avlägset förflutet i distriktet Wan Chai i Hongkong, en ung kvinnlig revolutionär och idealist som är dagdrömmare men ändå listig, en gammal tungsint och otidsenlig fransman som är vapenhandlare på nedåtgående, och en snut som är minst sagt korrumperad…
Eloquence and Espionage
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Bluestocking Ariadne Courdebas never thought she’d play the heroine in her own romantic novel until a chance encounter with handsome intelligence agent Jason Sinclair pulled her into the world of espionage. Can Ariadne use her considerable eloquence to convince Sinclair to play her hero, forever? This clean romantic mystery set in the Regency period features kisses only.
Governing Passion
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 49,940. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Someone is killing women in 1841 Toronto. One victim is a singer in a bordello frequented by three prominent men. Another is a man dressed as a woman. The only evidence are a glove and a set of footprints in the snow. Cobb is on the case. Meanwhile, his former comrade Marc Edwards is in Kingston trying to forge an alliance between Upper and Lower Canada for the opening of Parliament.
Death in the Time of Ice (A People of the Wind Mystery)
Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Enga Dancing Flower knows her Neanderthal tribe is in trouble. The dark seasons are becoming longer and the mammoth herds are fleeing south. When the tribal leader is found stabbed to death, the new leader thinks Enga did it. Expulsion and certain death loom. Enga must find the murderer to save her tribe -- and herself. Nominated for Best Historical Mystery in the 2014 Agatha Awards!
Le indagini di Giovanni Marco cittadino romano
Price: $4.20 USD. Words: 45,640. Language: Italian. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Avventurosa vicenda, con risvolti magico-satanici e aspetti polizieschi, che si svolge attorno alla metà del I secolo fra la Giudea, l’isola di Cipro e l’Asia Minore.
Return (Book 3 of the Matt Turner Series)
Series: Matt Turner, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,550. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
At only 32, Matt Turner's gift of psychometry - the ability to read the emotional imprints people leave in the objects they touch - has enabled him to see and experienced more of life and death than any other living person, and with this unique talent and perspective, he’s now ready to set right the wrongs of both yesterday and today.
Old Balmain House Book Series
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 180,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Two courageous Sydney families sit at the centre of this story. Linking them is a small girl Sophie who vanished 100 years ago. It is a story of people's ordinary lives, how they are touched and shaped by tragedy and yet rise above adversity. Mostly set around the beautiful inner city suburb of Balmain and an old house there, parts of the story traverse the remote Australian outback
Il giudice e le streghe (Un’indagine del ‘500) - romanzo
Price: $4.30 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: Italian. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Nell’anno 1530 Paolo Grillandi, giudice pontificio presidente del tribunale secolare di Roma, intraprende un’indagine sopra un torbido omicidio e un infame rapimento riuscendo, via, via, a illuminare oscure azioni di personaggi eccellenti dediti al satanismo, all’assassinio e alla sessualità più bestiale.
And the Wind Whispered
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,250. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015 by Dan Jorgensen. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The book is set in 1894 in the Hot Springs, Wind Cave, Buffalo Gap area of the Black Hills and unites Nellie Bly, the greatest investigative reporter of her time, with some of the Old West’s leading figures in a confrontation with the McCarty outlaw gang, and in dealing with a mysterious death in wind cave.
A Case Most Peculiar
Series: The Robert Carson Files. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A single step into the unknown will have ramifications that will echo down through the centuries. A legacy known to those who come after him only as “The Robert Carson Files”. Join him on his first chronicled adventure as he attempts to unravel the facts surrounding the death of a man who seemed to come from nowhere and died in a place where nearly everyone had a motive to for his murder.
Пропавшая экспедиция (The Lost Expedition)
Series: WOWилонская Башня (WOWilon Tower). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 176,980. Language: Russian. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Начало 20-го века. Британский полковник Перси Офсет делает открытие века — находит исполинскую Белую Башню в самом сердце Амазонских болот. На ее вершине — Врата в Загробный Мир. Естественно, ему никто не верит. Кроме Феликса Дзержинского, председателя ОГПУ. В СССР скончался Ленин. Наследника нет. Грядет битва кланов за власть. Чтобы ее упредить, шеф ВЧК снаряжает экспедицию спецназначения
Finding Patience
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 4. When Patience Walker is kidnapped on a cold winter’s night, her life is changed forever. Having met her on that very day, college professor Brandt MacCauley takes on the challenge of finding her. Spanning fifteen years, his quest will not only change both of their lives, it will ultimately alter both the Earldom of Winston and the course of history.
Sour Grapes (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #12)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 $3.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a wealthy horse trainer starts courting her mother-in-law, Claudia knows love has bugger-all to do with it. Especially with the number of hangers-on who’ve moved in. But exactly what is his game? Can it be connected to a string of local misfortunes? At first, Claudia is simply curious. Then a young man is found dead…
War Secrets: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This short story takes place in the 1930s in Leipzig, Germany. The Nazis are in power, but the war has not yet begun. A young physics student and an older German scientist must work together to find a way to split the atom. But both men have secrets that could put the other in mortal danger. Originally published in the 2013 MWA Anthology THE MYSTERY BOX, edited by Brad Meltzer.